Thank you, Guardian, for pointing out this great blogpiece on Flavorwire about the world’s most beautiful bookstores.
Click here for the full list of 20 stores, but some favorites are already pasted here below, including Cook & Book in Woluwe St Pierre here in Brussels (its essentially some 8 different bookstores all mashed into one – retro restaurant, cafe, beach chairs in summer and cocktails also included).
Above: Selexyz Bookstore, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires, Argentina (photo via)
Cafebreria El Pendulo, Mexico City, Mexico
Shakespeare & Company, Paris, France
Cook & Book, Brussels, Belgium
Fifteenth Century Bookstore, Lewes, UK